The Auckland Council Diversion Policy – One Year On

Digesting and Assessing It's Impact on Criminal Law

On December 1, 2022, Auckland Council’s Diversion Policy was implemented, bringing about crucial alterations in the way criminal cases can be handled. It's essential for all criminal practitioners to fully comprehend this Policy and stay informed about it, as it has the potential to profoundly impact your clients' outcomes by providing them with opportunities to avoid convictions. 

This webinar offers a unique opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge from an authoritative source within Auckland Council’s Prosecution Team. 

Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your understanding of Auckland Council’s Diversion Policy and its potential impact on your legal practice.  

Registrants are welcome to submit questions to the panelists prior to the webinar, by emailing

Who should Attend?

All professionals practising in criminal law.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Discover how this groundbreaking Policy provides eligible offenders with an opportunity to avoid conviction while addressing their offending behaviours 
  • Learn about the balanced approach to addressing the needs of victims, offenders, and communities 
  • Learn how this innovative policy aims to reduce reoffending and achieve compliance 

Presenter Details

John Kang, Principal Solicitor and Prosecutions Team Leader, Auckland Council
Steven Boon, Prosecutor and Diversion Officer, Auckland Council   

Chair: Jo Murdoch, Public Defence Service  


Pricing Details

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